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Ireland's First Fitness Testing For Children

Following pressure on the UK government to introduce mandatory fitness testing for school children and Senator Catherine Noone’s recent call on the Irish government to follow suit, Zoom Boom Kids is at the forefront of the problem and the solution. 613 more words

Playing the Semantics Game

This week’s House hearings on the Iran nuclear deal centered on two related issues, trust and the inspection regime. The three cabinet secretaries, Kerry (State), Moniz (Energy) and Lew (Treasury), continually emphasized that trust has no part in the agreement and that there is a robust inspection process to enforce its provisions. 341 more words

Policy

Complete Streets to Promote Physical Activity

Modified and reposted from the Plan4Health blog site:

Interested in designing ‘complete streets’ for your community but not sure where to start? Here’s a… 245 more words

General

Will Trump Endorse GOP Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

Huffington Post posted an article via MSN.com entitled: ‘Senate GOP Fast-Tracks Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood.’

Read More: Senate GOP Fast-Tracks Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood… 33 more words

News

Giving Drug Users a Shot in the Arm

Every July I have the good fortune of spending a week at Fordham University in New York City, where I teach ethics and mentor fellows enrolled in a training program supported by the US National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). 892 more words

Time off during term? Yes please!

I don’t know about you but over the past few months I’ve sensed a wave of helpless inevitability wash over parents at the school gates. I’ve listened as the cries of indignation have given way to the sighs of resignation. 600 more words

Family

MCAH Executive Director Leads Capitol Hill Day Visits

Earlier this month, MCAH Executive Director, Eric Hufnagel, was in Washington, D.C. for the National Conference on Ending Homelessness. During his trip, he and other homelessness advocates from Michigan visited with Michigan’s elected officials and their staff members, here are his thoughts from the visits. 366 more words